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Tree Liriodendron tulipifera Tulip Tree

 

 

 

 
Description This is a beautiful tall tree with large leaves that have a lovely shape and smooth soft texture. It has striking yellowish-green flowers decorated with flecks of orange. The flowers are solitary and sit in the extreme upper-most branches, resembling tulips, hence the common-name reference to the tulip tree.    
Foliage
Deciduous
   
Form
Oval
   
Mature Size 20 x 8m    
Uses A spectacular tree that would make a magnificent specimen tree in a large lawn or public park.    
Position & Soil Prefers a well-drained, fertile, slightly acidic soil in a temperate climate but also tolerates most soils. Enjoys full sun but can occasionally get sun scorched leaves. Tolerates air pollution.    
Features    
Pot sizes
in production
• 40cm/27L (1.6-1.8m)
• 50cm/52L (2.0-2.5m)
• 150L (3.0-3.5m)
   
Substitutes Catalpa bignonioides
Cercidiphyllum japonicum
Ginkgo biloba
Liquidambar styraciflua
Liriodendron tulipifera 'Fastigiata'
Liriodendron tulipifera 'aureamarginatum'
   
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